Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Wednesday’s Royals-Cardinals game for live stats and updates from Rustin Dodd, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. Edinson Volquez takes the mound for Kansas City; Carlos Martinez gets the start for St. Louis. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday signed two bills that increase the state auditor’s authority to audit and review financial statements of community improvement districts and transportation development districts.
The Missouri Democratic Party steps up attacks on Republican Sen. Roy Blunt over the failure of a funding bill he'd sponsored to combat the Zika virus. They accuse Blunt of skipping crucial negotiations to make time for two fundraisers the same night that Republicans filed a final version of the bill. But Republicans say Blunt wasn’t expected to be present at that point and that Democrats are misrepresenting the timeline of events and how such deals work on Capitol Hill.
Passengers can be seen diving for cover when gunfire struck a RideKC bus in Kansas City Tuesday night. Cameras on the bus caught the passengers' reactions as well as what appears to be glass falling from the bus. (Video courtesy of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority) (Video edited by Robert Cronkleton)
Riders dive for cover when gunfire hits RideKC bus
After Lorenzo Cain goes down with hamstring injury, Brett Eibner returns to Royals
Independence woman jumps out of a Wendy's drive-through window to fight customers